Supplementary Submission for Anti-discrimination and Human Rights Legislation (Respect at Work) Bill 2022
On 14 October 2022, the Law Council made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee in response to its inquiry into the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022 (Cth) (Bill).
On 17 October 2022, the Law Council attended the hearing for this inquiry. Ms Kate Eastman AM SC, Chair of the Law Council’s Equal Opportunity Committee and Mr Matthew Wood, Principal Policy Lawyer at the Law Council appeared as witnesses before the Committee.
At the hearing, Senator Scarr asked the Law Council several questions. The Law Council took two of these questions on notice. These questions and the Law Council’s answers are set out below.
The Law Council thanks the Committee for the opportunity to appear at the hearing and to provide this supplementary submission to answer the questions on notice.